"pour l'environnement" referring to mosquito repellent
English translation: non-topical
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07:30 Jan 17, 2008
French to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase:"pour l'environnement" referring to mosquito repellent
This occurs many times in a catalogue for mosquito repellent. I'm not sure if it's correct to say "for your surroundings" because they are used both in the household (such as mosquito coils) and on clothing.
This actually refers to fabric sprays, a spray for mosquito netting, an electric diffuser, and a citronella vaporiser
Insect Repellents: Principles, Methods, and Uses - Google Books Result
by Mustapha Debboun, Stephen P. Frances, Daniel Strickman - 2006 - Nature - 495 pages
Unlike insecticides that might be applied at a distance, causing no exposure whatsoever, area repellents must be applied in the surroundings of the consumer ...
liz askew United Kingdom Local time: 11:37 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 2172